Fatal Chicago Heights Motorcycle Accident Along Chicago Road

There was a fatal Chicago Heights motorcycle accident Wednesday (July 11, 2018) evening.

Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  It is unclear as to what caused the crash.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the July 13, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcycle dies in Chicago Heights crash“:

Daniel Montiel, 35, of Chicago Heights was riding the motorcycle about 11:10 p.m. at 2515 Chicago Rd. when he crashed into a vehicle, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Montiel was taken to Saint James Hospital, where he died within the hour, the medical examiner’s office said.

An autopsy revealed that Montiel died from accident injuries related to the crash.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago Heights motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

Fatal Homewood Motorcycle Accident Involving Car-Motorcycle Collision

There was a fatal Homewood motorcycle accident Saturday (July 7, 2018) morning in Homewood.  While the accident remains under investigation, the collision appears to involve a car that made a left-hand turn in front of an oncoming motorcycle.

An excerpt concerning the Homewood motorcycle accident, from the July 10, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Homewood crash“:

A Nissan Altima was northbound at 10:11 a.m. when it made a left turn into a parking lot in the 18200 block of Halsted Street in Homewood, according to a statement from Homewood police. A southbound motorcycle driven by 37-year-old Kyle Ladewig then hit the passenger side of the Nissan.

Ladewig, of Steger, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn for treatment of his accident injuries.  According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, he was pronounced dead at 11 a.m.  A subsequent autopsy revealed that Ladewig died from his accident injuries.

The driver of the Nissan Altima was not injured during the collision.

This fatal Homewood motorcycle accident remains under investigation by the Homewood Police Department and the Suburban Major Accident Reconstruction Team.

Those who may have witnessed the collision are asked to call Homewood Police at (708) 206-3420.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

July 8, 2018 Fatal Motorcycle Collision On Chicago’s South Side

There was a fatal motorcycle collision on Chicago’s South Side on Sunday (July 8, 2018) afternoon.  The crash happened in the Longwood Manor neighborhood and involved a collision between a motorcycle and another vehicle.

An excerpt regarding the collision, from the July 9, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist dies in South Side crash“:

Edward Davis, 40, was riding a motorcycle about 3:25 p.m. in a left turn lane facing south on Halsted Street at 95th Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

He then decided to continue south on Halsted, and pulled out into the intersection, but hit a vehicle that was turning left in the northbound lanes of Halsted, police said.

Davis, of Chicago, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn for treatment of his accident injuries.  He later died there.

There were no other injuries due to the collision.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle collision on Chicago’s South Side can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the July 9 abc7chicago.com article titled “Motorcyclist killed in South Side crash identified.”

Edgebrook Crash Where A Vehicle “Rear-Ended” A Motorcycle

A vehicle “rear-ended” a motorcycle Thursday (June 7, 2018) evening in Chicago’s Edgebrook neighborhood.  The fatal motorcycle crash was a hit-and-run accident in which the vehicle – likely a car – left the accident scene.

According to Chicago Police, the fatal crash happened at approximately 7:45 p.m., as the motorcyclist was riding in the 5100 block of West Devon Avenue.  At that time, the motorcycle was “rear-ended” by a vehicle described as small and black.  The motorcyclist was ejected from the motorcycle and he hit a tree.

The motorcyclist was identified as Steven Lajin, 22, of the West Rogers Park neighborhood.  He was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he was pronounced dead.

The motorcycle accident investigation is being conducted by the Chicago Police Department Major Accident Investigation Unit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago motorcycle accident in which a vehicle “rear-ended” a motorcycle can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 8, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash on NW Side” as well as the June 8 abc7chicago.com article (with video and remembrances) titled “Motorcyclist killed in Edgebrook hit-and-run; driver sought.”

Motorcycle Accident On A Chicago Expressway Injures Motorcyclist

There was a motorcycle accident on a Chicago expressway  Monday (May 28, 2018) on a ramp from the Dan Ryan Expressway to the Stevenson Expressway.

Details on the motorcycle accident appear limited at this time.  The cause of the motorcycle crash does not appear to be publicly available.

The accident is discussed in the May 28, 2018 abc7chicago.com article titled “Northbound express lanes on Dan Ryan Expressway reopen after accident.”

It is being reported that the motorcyclist was injured, and the injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle accident on a Chicago expressway can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Involving Motorcycle That Struck A Tree

There was a fatal motorcycle crash Thursday (May 24, 2018) afternoon in Streamwood involving a motorcycle that struck a tree.

The crash happened in the 100 block of Schaumburg Road (near Bartlett Road,) and involved a motorcycle that was traveling eastbound.  For a currently undisclosed reason, the motorcycle left the roadway and struck a tree.  First responders were called to the accident scene at approximately 12:59 p.m.

The motorcyclist, identified as Vincent Korpalski, 20, of Streamwood, was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.  According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, he died at approximately 5:35 p.m.

This fatal Cook County motorcycle accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this loss of control accident that resulted in a motorcycle that struck a tree can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the May 25, 2018 Daily Herald article titled “20-year-old man killed in Streamwood motorcycle crash” as well as the May 25 Arlington Cardinal article titled “Fatal Motorcycle Crash On Schaumburg Rd Between Bartlett Rd And Oltendorf Rd, Streamwood.”

Driver Disobeying A Traffic Signal Injures Four Motorcyclists

There was a motorcycle accident Tuesday (May 22, 2018) night in Chicago’s Loop which is being attributed to a driver disobeying a traffic signal.  Four motorcyclists were injured after four motorcycles crashed into a car.  One of those injured motorcyclists was in critical condition.

According to Chicago Police, a 58-year-old woman driving a vehicle westbound on Lower Wacker Drive, near Clark Street, made a left-hand turn, disobeying a sign that instructed drivers to only turn when they had the green turn light.

While turning, four eastbound motorcycles crashed into her car.

One of the motorcyclists, a 35-year-old man, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.  He was in critical condition.

The three other motorcyclists were also taken to hospitals for medical treatment.

The 58-year-old woman also was taken to Stroger, where she was stable. Officers issued a traffic citation to the woman, alleging she disobeyed a turn signal.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago motorcycle accident involving a driver disobeying a traffic signal can be seen in the article mentioned above, as well as the May 23 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Driver makes illegal turn, crashes into 4 motorcycles on Lower Wacker.”

Hazel Crest Hit-And-Run Accident Involving Motorcycle

There was a hit-and-run accident early Sunday (May 20, 2018) morning in Hazel Crest.  The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle with a car.  After the collision the car’s driver fled from the accident scene.

Details on the accident appear somewhat limited at this time.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the May 20, 2018 NBC Chicago article titled “2 Motorcyclists Injured In South Suburban Hit-and-Run Crash“:

The crash happened about 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of 167th Street and Kedzie Avenue, according to Hazel Crest police at the scene. Two people were hit by a white Chevrolet Impala, which continued south on Kedzie.

The two people injured were taken to the hospital for treatment of their accident injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Cook County hit-and-run accident involving a motorcycle can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the May 20 abc7chicago.com article titled “2 on motorcycle injured in south suburban hit-and-run crash.”

Motorcycle Collides With Car In Streamwood Fatal Accident

There was a Streamwood fatal accident involving a motorcycle collision Wednesday (May 16, 2018) afternoon.  The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and car.  The motorcyclist was identified as Jeffery Beuder, 62, of Streamwood.

Streamwood Police responded to the crash at 3:28 p.m.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the May 18, 2018 Daily Herald article titled “Streamwood motorcyclist killed in collision“:

The preliminary investigation determined a 2012 Chevrolet Sonic was entering Schaumburg Road south from Green Meadows Boulevard when the collision with Beuder’s 1998 Kawasaki motorcycle occurred.

Beuder was taken to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates for treatment of his accident injuries.  He was pronounced dead at 4:12 p.m.

A subsequent autopsy conducted by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office indicated that Beuder died from multiple injuries that occurred during the collision.

The driver of the Chevrolet Sonic was not injured during the accident.

The accident investigation is ongoing and fault for the accident has yet to be determined.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Streamwood fatal accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

Motorcycle Collides With Pickup Truck In Mount Greenwood Accident

A motorcyclist was injured after his motorcycle collides with a pickup truck Thursday (April 26, 2018) night in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood of Chicago.  The collision was a “hit & run” accident in which the driver of the pickup truck fled the scene of the accident following the collision.

As is the case with many Chicago motorcycle accidents, as well as those nationally, the collision occurred after a pickup truck made a left-hand turn immediately in front of the oncoming motorcycle.  As is common in these instances, a collision occurred and the motorcyclist was seriously injured and hospitalized.

According to information provided by Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 10:40 p.m., as the motorcyclist was riding westbound in the 3300 block of West 111th Street.  At that time, a black F-150 pickup truck made a left-hand turn in front of the oncoming motorcycle at Christiana Street.  After doing so, the motorcycle collides with the passenger side of the pickup truck.  The driver of the pickup truck then drove away heading west on 110th Street.

The motorcyclist, a Chicago Police dispatcher identified as Mike “Doc” Tracy, was taken to the hospital for treatment of accident injuries, and was reported to be in serious condition.

This Chicago motorcycle accident is being investigated by the Chicago Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Unit.

Those with information concerning the accident or the pickup truck, which is black with tan side panels, and likely damage to the passenger’s side, are asked to call Chicago Police at (312) 745-4521.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Mount Greenwood motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the April 27, 2018 Beverly Patch article titled “Motorcyclist Hurt In Hit-And-Run At 111th And Christiana” as well as the April 27 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Mount Greenwood hit-and-run injures CPD dispatcher.”